Canadian History Dictionary Ball
(Count Frontenac era) First given in Canada, 59. See also Amuse...
(Bishop Laval era) Dispute respecting, between Louis XIV and Po...
Verrazano Giovanni Du
Born near Florence, Italy, in 1470. Entered
French marine serv...
(Wilmot era) Becomes member of New Brunswick government, 72.
(Samuel de Champlain era) Champlain's description of, 4.
(Wilmot era) Of Halifax, establishes first Madras school in St....
Taylor Sir Henry 1800-1886 Born In England In 1824 Appointed To
the permanent staff of the colonial office, with which he was c...
(Lord Dorchester era) French minister to United States, propose...
Boulton Henry John
Son of D'Arcy Boulton; born in England, 1790.
Studied law and ...
(General Brock era) On United States ships, 83, 108; benefits C...
Mclean Archibald 1791-1865 Born In Scotland Emigrated To Canada
with his father; educated at Cornwall Grammar School. In 1812 s...
Le Borgne De Belle Isle Emmanuel
(Samuel de Champlain era) Takes Fort St. Pierre, 236.
(Lord Dorchester era) Their grievances, 5. (John Graves Simcoe ...
Bouteroue Claude De
Born in France. Came to Canada to act as
intendant during the ...
Williams Sir William Fenwick 1800-1883 Born In Annapolis Royal
Nova Scotia. Graduated at Woolwich, England, in 1821; entered t...
The name applied to the territories of the Hudson's Bay
Index : Count Frontenac Era First Regular Settler At Quebec 16 Samuel De Champlain Era Consents To
accompany Champlain to Canada, 111, 112; a valuable member of t...
Area, 73,956 square miles. The province was created in 1870,
Discovered by John Bell, of the Hudson's Bay Company,
A small stream in Essex County, Ontario, falling into
Charlevoix Pierre-francois-xavier De 1682-1761 First Came To
Canada in 1705, as an instructor in the Jesuits' College at Quebec.
Returned to France in 1709. It was at this time that he gathered the
material for his Histoire et Description Generale de la
Nouvelle-France. Again visited Canada in 1720 by order of the French
government to report as to the best route for an overland expedition in
search of the Western Sea. In the course of this journey visited the
mission and posts of what was then the extreme western frontier of New
France, returning to France in 1723, by way of Mobile. =Index=: (Bishop Laval era) On
the character of the Canadian population, 117; on the character of
Frontenac, 144, 145. (Count Frontenac era) On bravery of Canadians and indifferent conduct
of French troops, 212; on Lachine massacre, 224, 227; on old age of
Francois Hertel, 235; his account of "flag" incident in siege of Quebec,
295; on character and conduct of Frontenac, 333-336. (Samuel de Champlain era) His opinion of
Lescarbot, 37; his description of the French settlements in Canada, 243;
his eulogy of Champlain, 276, 277. =Bib.=: Besides his Histoire du
Paraguay and Histoire de l'Isle Espagnole ou de S. Dominique,
Charlevoix was the author of La Vie de la Mere Marie de l'Incarnation
and of the first general history of Canada, Histoire et Description
Generale de la Nouvelle-France. His Voyage dans l'Amerique
Septentrionale was translated into English in 1756. Dr. J. G. Shea's
translation of the History was published at New York in 6 vols.,
1866-1872; and reprinted by F. P. Harper, New York, in 6 vols. An
abridged translation of Charlevoix's Journal is found in vol. 3 of
French Hist. Coll. of Louisiana. For biog., see J. E. Roy, Essai
sur Charlevoix (R. S. C., 1907).